Harry Dawson, 72, died Oct. 1, 2019, complications from pneumonia at Mason General Hospital in Shelton, Washington. He was born Nov. 27, 1946, in Aberdeen, Washington, to Wanda Watkins (Dawson) and William Rhoades. He was raised by his stepfather Drury Dawson.
Harry loved to fish and hunt with his family but mostly with his uncle Fred Calica. In January of 1964 Harry joined the Navy, soon thereafter married his wife, Gladys, on Aug. 10, 1967.
Harry is survived by his sister Kathy Hubbard and brother David Dawson, son Fredrick Dawson, daughters Deseri Emery and Tina Coburn. Harry also has three grandchildren and one great-grandson. Graveside services will be held on Oct. 12, 2019, at Shoestring Cemetery in Onalaska, Washington, at 1 p.m. Gathering will take place at Shoestring Valley Community Church following.